A parallel programming model for a multi-FPGA multiprocessor machine.
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In this thesis, a lightweight subset implementation of the MPI standard, called TMD-MPI, is presented. TMD-MPI provides a programming model capable of using multiple-FPGAs and embedded processors while hiding hardware complexities from the programmer, facilitating the development of parallel code and promoting code portability.Recent research has shown that FPGAs can execute certain applications significantly faster than state-of-the-art processors. The penalty is the loss of generality, but the reconfigurability of FPGAs allows them to be reprogrammed for other applications. Therefore, an efficient programming model and a flexible design flow are paramount for FPGA technology to be more widely accepted.A message-passing engine (TMD-MPE) is also developed to encapsulate the TMD-MPI functionality in hardware. TMD-MPE enables the communication between hardware engines and embedded processors. In addition, a Network-on-Chip is designed to enable intra-FPGA and inter-FPGA communications. Together, TMD-MPI, TMD-MPE and the network provide a flexible design flow for Multiprocessor System-on-Chip design.

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Pagination75 leaves.
Number of Pages75
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Open LibraryOL19551522M
ISBN 109780494211397
OCLC/WorldCa427674184

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If the multiprocessor system does not fit in a single FPGA, it is possible to implement the system using a multi-FPGA approach [33]. An important issue in shared-memory multiprocessor systems is. We propose to improve design productivity by raising IP reuse to small scale multiprocessor IP combined with fast extension techniques for system level design automation in the framework of multi-FPGA . The number of possible mapping options for n distinct tasks and m different types of processors could be huge depending on used parallel programming paradigm on multiprocessor systems. With a Single Cited by: As a promising solution, parallel programming and parallel systems-on-a-chip (SoC) such as clusters, multiprocessor systems, and grid systems are proposed. Such sophisticated embedded systems are Cited by: 4.

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